A modern, fresh design for your outdoor living space.
Come in and enjoy your own personal space.
A flexible 5 sided studio designed for corners and pools.
Bring the feeling of wine country to your piece of the world.
An elegant design that blends form with function.
The Copper Creek
A steep high pitched roof caps this elegantly proportioned classic.
Room for storage and a space for contemplation.
The San Cristobal
Taking backyard living to a new level.
What’s wrong with dreaming? Bring some style to your personal space.
Nature and design blended together in harmony.
Step into your backyard palace.
The Bali Tea House
Give us a call with your design idea and we'll make it a reality.
Backyard Garden Studio Kits & Home Office Sheds.
Whether it’s the Zen getaway where you create your masterpiece or a home office studio to make your next million, a home studio kit
from Summerwood may be just what you’ve been dreaming of.
You custom design your backyard studio to match your exact needs, transforming your garden into your refuge for creative inspiration. Select your favorite design.
Then perfect it with extras only Summerwood offers. Assemble the kit in a few days, then enjoy your backyard office shed for years. See the Summerwood way.
Summerwood - the perfect partner for your Home
If you're planning to use your garden studio for hours of
contemplative work or solitude, you'll want it to be just right. Summerwood
has a long tradition of delivering backyard
studios to customers from many corners of the world. We offer so many home studio
styles, design choices and options, that the
home studio you've been dreaming of is
bound to be here.
As your partner in this project, you're always just a call or link away
from helpful, professional support. Customers appreciate this. Over the
years, more then 1,500 project proud "partners" have even sent pictures of
their assembled garden studios and other structures. Learn more about the
Home Studios - Selecting the Best Style for
You and Your Garden
Browse our many styles of home offices above. If
you don't see exactly what you want, create it in our home studio
Custom Design Centre. It's easy and fun. Customize
any of our existing home office studios, or invent your own. You can even send us a drawing of your
dream home office studio and we'll work to your specifications, creating
your ideal home studio kit.
How you'll use your home office studio and where you want it will affect
its design. You'll probably want to maximize sun exposure. If so, consider
extra doors and windows. Will you want to install plumbing, vent it, and
wire it for electricity? A bathroom or kitchenette would add greatly to your
Consider insulating the floor, walls and roof if you wish to use it year
round. Thermal doors and
windows are available to keep the heat out in
summer and warmth in during the cold. Want something funky? Stained and
leaded glass is also available. And a solid foundation ensures longevity.
How will you finish the interior? Drywall or cedar siding? Here are some
helpful garden studio tips and ideas based
on questions customers like you have asked over the years.
Still not sure? If you're having trouble selecting a home office studio,
here's a tip. Involve our designers right now! They design backyard studio
kits every day and know what questions you need answered. Let them help you
decide on style and features.
The A - Z on our Garden Studio Kits (D is for
studios are complete and fully thought out for you. All required wood and
hardware is included, as are the finished doors and windows. All backyard
studio pieces are carefully measured and precision cut. Your garden studio
kit also has a general
assembly video and thorough instruction manual to make the assembly process
easy to understand. What could be
Here's What Isn't in Your Garden Studio Kit
Labor. Depending on the complexity of your structure and
your skill with tools, it'll take anywhere from a day to a few days to
assemble your garden studio kit. Fortunately, your backyard studio quote
comes with a careful estimate of
Roof Shingles. We offer cedar shingles as an extra option for your garden
studio kit. Otherwise you'll have to purchase shingles yourself from your
local hardware dealer. Your easy-to-follow instructions tell you
are required for your specific home office studio.
Finishes. The Canexel garden studio
siding option comes finished. But if
you choose wooden siding, you'll need to supply your own stain or paint to finish it.
Preference in color and appearance is personal, but other
garden studio finishing ideas may trigger
Building Your Home Office Studio Kit
Assembling your garden studio kit is not hard. Summerwood
backyard studios can be a fun weekend bonding experience. All sorts of folks
- young and old, pro and novice - have put our backyard studios together
successfully. Don't worry. Detailed instructions for garden studio kits are
listed in order, task by task. That makes it easy to plan the assembly of
your home office studio.
Even if you've never built anything complex before it's easy with
Summerwood Garden Studio kits. You get access to a simple
online garden studio construction video. And
if you're still stumped, call the Summerwood customer service line for help, toll-free.
There's always someone to help, from the beginning of your project to the
very end. You'd be surprised just how many newly converted carpenters we've
created over the years.
Some people just don't have the time or interest in
building their own Summerwood garden studio kit. That's okay. Even if you
hire someone, it's still outstanding value. We even know contractors in your
area who can build your garden studio kit for you. Your
hiring a contractor guide lays it out. One look at your garden
studio kit's carefully considered labor estimate and the contractor can
Summerwood Home Office Studios Last Longer
Your backyard studio is a place you'll spend a great deal
of your time. It's important you do it right. That's why at Summerwood we
only use the finest materials in or building kits.
Where you situate your
garden studio depends on your taste
and needs. Is it to be a peaceful retreat and hidden away for privacy? Or a
showpiece to incite envy in the neighbors?
What sort of foundation do you want? Patio stones can be economical and
adequate but, depending on your needs and budget, the choices are important.
For instance, if you're plumbing your home office studio, you'll probably
want a concrete foundation, with a slight pitch at the back to encourage
easy drainage. Here are other ideas for
Home Office Studio Building Permits
Fortunately, most areas don't require
for structures under 100 to 110 sq. ft. Check your local permit office just to
be sure. See our list of which
building permit office (USA only), to contact depending on where you live.
So are you ready to design your garden studio? Let's dig in. Your dream
home studio kit is just clicks away!
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